Monsta X Announces Movie: How To Watch ‘The Dreaming’ Concert Movie
K-pop stars Monsta X are bringing their music and movement to the big screen, with a new concert film in theaters around the world this winter.
Monsta X: The Dream is tied to the release of the band’s new album of the same name, and the film will premiere in Korea on December 8, before being released worldwide on December 9.
The feature film will chronicle the journeys of Shownu, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney and IM over the past several years, with never-before-seen footage, new interviews with each of the members, and special performances from their biggest hits. The group will also perform songs from their new album, which hits stores and streaming services two days later on December 10 (pre-order here).
Directed by OH Yoon-dong, who also directed the concert film Blackpink, Blackpink: the movie (soon to be streamed on Disney +), Monsta X: The Dream is also expected to include behind-the-scenes footage filmed over the years from the band’s rehearsals, television appearances and world tours.
While fans of Monsta X – better known as “MONBEBE” – have long felt a kinship with the members through their weekly live broadcasts and social media takeovers, the new film should provide some insight. more personal life of the now global superstars. , with Starship Entertainment teasing “an intimate look at Monsta X’s rigorous journey over the past six years.”
Along with interviews in English and Korean, the guys will also share “personal stories from their time in America,” according to a statement, before taking the stage for “high-energy musical performances of their chart-topping hits.” Monsta X will also perform songs from their new album, The dream, for the first time (the current single “One Day” has just entered the Top 40 of the charts).
Monsta X: The Dream will perform in theaters around the world, with over 70 countries confirmed at the time of writing. Fans can watch the concert film in standard format as well as “ScreenX”, which uses the front screen as well as the side walls of a theater. The film will also be available in “4DX”, which adds a multisensory aspect (think of the seats moving to the beat of the music) to the theatrical experience.
Monsta X will promote the film and the new album with a series of US dates in December, as part of the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball lineup. The guys are heading back to the US in January to kick off their 2022 North American tour (see tickets here). The tour begins on January 29, 2022 at Radio City Music Hall in New York, and takes place in several cities in the United States and Canada, before ending on February 22 in Los Angeles.